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Conf/CfP - Religious Ideas and Scientific Thought, September 25-26, 2015, McGill University


June 30, 2015

Event Date:

September 25, 2015 - September 26, 2015

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Call for papers
Religious Ideas & Scientific Thought

The conference seeks to explore the interaction between religious ideas and scientific thought. What role and influence have religious views had in the history of scientific thought? What are the theological and philosophical aspects of the study of nature? How has the relationship between science and religion been portrayed in historical, literary and philosophical writings? We invite paper proposals exploring any of the following themes:

  • History of science and religion
  • Theological and philosophical aspects of natural sciences
  • Theology and philosophy of science
  • Science and philosophy
  • Esoteric philosophies of nature and ‘occult sciences’
  • Sociology of scientific knowledge
  • Science and religion in literature
  • Cosmology and metaphysics

Submission guidelines

Proposals should contain the following in a single e-mail attachment in MS Word format:

  1. One-page abstract (300 words max).
  2. Cover page that includes the submitter’s full name, title, institution, and primary e-mail.

Abstracts should be no more than 300 words and are due June 30, 2015.

Please mention any audio-visual equipment you may require. Presentations should be no more than 20 minute in length with 10 minutes for discussion. We will seek to publish accepted papers in an edited volume on the conference theme.

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